KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepali people abroad have provided aid to flood survivors of Helambu Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk.
Sindhupalchowk Service Society -- UAE, Sindhupalchowk Society – South Korea and Sindhupalchowk Service Society-- Kuwait provided financial support to the flood-hit households.
Local Coordinator Kumar Prasad Lamichhane informed that financial support was channelized earlier to the families of the deceased and educational institutions of the flood-ravaged area.
Kuwait coordinator Hari Krishna Neupane shared that they had distributed support to the fully-affected people acting on the data provided by ward offices. Assistance of Rs 5,000 each was extended to 23 flood survivors of ward 1, 43 of ward 2, 26 of ward 3 and nine of ward 6.
“Sindhupalchowk Society South Korea had contributed Rs 540,000 for the relief of the affected families. Similarly, Sindhupalchowk Service Society-Dubai provided Rs 126,000 while Sindhupalchowk Service Society – Kuwait contributed Rs 240,000 for the economic support of flood survivors,” said Sindhupalchowk Society UAE's secretary Hari Dulal.
The relief support was handed over to the affected community people of ward 1 on July 3, while an assistance amount was also provided to ward 2 chairperson Chhiring Gyalbu Lama for distribution to the affected households. Likewise, the cash amount was handed over to the ward member Damai Singh Tamang for the survivors of ward 3.
The assistance amount was also provided to Headmaster of East-Point Academy Damodar Bharati on Saturday.